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Shutdown could lead to airport closure

Shutdown could lead to airport closure

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Effects of the partial government shutdown are being felt on the Palouse at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) where the opening of the new runway in October may be delayed the executive director at PMRA said this week. While construction on the runway is still funded and continues on schedule,...

Fee set for public records request in Pullman

Fee set for public records request in Pullman

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The City of Pullman implemented a state-standard fee for public record requests that went into effect at the beginning of the year. “I am in the process of working with our public records software people,” City Clerk Dee Stiles-Elliott said. “We are developing an invoicing and payment module.” There...

Clinic opens to help with sleep disorders

Clinic opens to help with sleep disorders

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

This story has been updated to reflect the correct phone number for the clinic is (509)338-6000. Palouse Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine opened to patients this week as part of the Pullman Regional Hospital Clinic Network. Dr. Vinod Mehta is board certified in internal and sleep medicine. His medical ...

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Patrons will soon see many updates made to Neill Public Library, including new furniture and available technology. In November 2018, the city approved the library’s bi-annual budget, said Neill Public Library director Joanna Bailey. “With the biannual process, we vision, we set goals, we plan...

Pullman car crash results in DUI

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Police arrested a Pullman resident for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The arrest occurred after 21-year-old Connor Lacey crashed his car into a tree on Orchard Drive near North Fairway Lane, said Pullman Police Sergeant Jake Opgenorth. Opgenorth said...

Hilinskis remember Tyler one year later

Hilinskis remember Tyler one year later

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Top-feature

For the past year, Mark and Kym Hilinski have dealt with the loss of their son, Tyler. It has not been easy, and challenges arise daily. “Some days it’s an hourly decision about how to breathe,” Mark said. But the family is moving forward and focused on keeping Tyler Hilinski’s name al...

Hospital initiative hopes to expand on medical services

Hospital initiative hopes to expand on medical services

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

This story has been updated to reflect the correct cost of the project and the bond proposal. A new initiative from Pullman Regional Hospital would bring electronic medical records and expand on medical resources to the community. The Next Era of Excellence bond proposal will be on the ballot f...

Pullman Police Chief requests additional commander

Pullman Police Chief requests additional commander

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature

The Pullman City Council moved Tuesday to authorize the creation of a Support Services Commander for the Pullman Police Department. Police Chief Gary Jenkins said that he and Operations Commander Chris Tennant have been too overwhelmed to meet demands. “Insufficient focus on this task has resulted...

School construction to finish by March

School construction to finish by March

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A new elementary school under construction on Northwest Terre View Drive will be ready to serve roughly 390 students starting this August. Construction for Kamiak Elementary is scheduled to be finished in March and will help alleviate overcrowding at the three other elementary schools as Pullman contin...

Vandalized cable to cause landline outage

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Frontier Communications customers will experience a landline network outage starting at 11 p.m. tonight, which may last until 2 a.m. Wednesday.   The telephone interruption may last from 30 minutes to three hours, according to a press release. A fiber optical transmission cable along U.S. 95 b...

Track meet held in memorial for former Pullman resident

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News

The University of Idaho honored former Pullman High School track star Lauren McCluskey at  the first event of the regular track and field season on Friday. The previously unnamed meet was renamed the Lauren McCluskey Memorial Open. McCluskey, who grew up in Pullman, was murdered in October while attending the University of Utah. The 21-year-old pentathlete was set t...

Pullman residents voice concerns about safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins addressed concerns from community members about the death of Lauren McCluskey last night at the Police Advisory Committee meeting. Lauren McCluskey was a 21-year-old Pullman native murdered in October while attending the University of Utah. McCluskey expressed concerns fo...

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